Work, Your Story

Kristie Rushing

Empower Mississippi

What do you think of when you think of Mississippi? Most people…

Justice, Your Story

Two life sentences for seven boxes of Sudafed

Joanna Holbert

Three strikes and he’s out. But does the punishment fit the crime?…

Work

House takes action on unnecessary licensing requirements

Brett Kittredge

The state House passed multiple bills today to reduce unnecessary licensing requirements….

Press Releases

Senate Committee Advances Legislation Aimed at Making it Easier for Professionals to Move to Mississippi

Empower Mississippi

The Senate Accountability, Efficiency, Transparency committee has advanced legislation that will require…

Work

Mississippi takes on red tape

Conor Norris

The extent of occupational licensing in Mississippi makes it difficult for everyday…

Work

HB 1315: Remove occupational license requirements for art therapists, auctioneers, interior designers, funeral home directors, and wigologists

Empower Mississippi

House Bill 1315, sponsored by Speaker Philip Gunn, would eliminate licensing requirements…

Work

HB 1312: Worker freedom for eyebrow threading, applying makeup, and applying eyelash extensions

Empower Mississippi

House Bill 1312, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Turner, will extend the repealer…

Work

The Speaker Weighs In with ‘Pro-Jobs’ Reform

Russ Latino

Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn has filed a bill to eliminate a…

Education

National School Choice Week Celebration A Success

Joanna Holbert

While we couldn’t gather this year at the capitol for the National…

Education

Mississippi parents want a virtual option

Elyse Marcellino

Demyrion lives in a rural Mississippi county with only one school option:…

Work

Universal licensing recognition advances in House committee

Empower Mississippi

The House Workforce Development Committee has advanced legislation that would recognize occupational licenses…

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Answering Objections to Full Practice Authority for Mississippi’s Nurse Practitioners

Russ Latino

Last Thursday, I published an article in the Clarion Ledger highlighting Mississippi’s…